Dead Birds on the Beach

On tonight’s program, the subject will be dead birds on the beach as we talk with Dr. Julia Parrish, Professor of Ocean Fishery Sciences, College of the Environment, University of Washington.  She is the Executive Director of COASST, the Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team, and recently conducted orientation and training workshops for survey teams along the Mendocino coast.  Dr. Parrish will talk about this relatively new citizen-science project, its purpose and methodology, what they are finding, and what the team hopes to accomplish. 

More information:  coasst.org

To join or find out how to participate:  info@coasst.org

Update:  This was great fun!  To hear the entire interview (stream or download), go here.

Some of the results from this program are on their Website here.

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About Tim

Host for Oak and Thorn on the first and third Sundays of every month, and The Ecology Hour on the fourth Tuesday of every month. Oak & Thorn aims to present the widest possible spectrum of Celtic music, from traditional to contemporary styles, along with information about history and culture. The Ecology Hour- Science Edition (co-hosted with Bob Spies) presents recent scientific findings about the natural world and our place in it. My other interests include brewing, gardening, birding, cooking, woodworking, and history. I live on Middle Ridge in Albion, California, among wonderful neighbors.
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